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Review: taking Norvasc and Lopressor together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Norvasc and Lopressor together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Norvasc and Lopressor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,396 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

 

 

 

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What are the drugs

Norvasc has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 80,498 Norvasc users)

Lopressor has active ingredients of metoprolol tartrate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 18,527 Lopressor users)

On Feb, 17, 2015: 6,396 people who take Norvasc, Lopressor are studied

Norvasc, Lopressor outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Norvasc (amlodipine besylate)
- Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Norvasc is effective0.00%
(0 of 8 people)
33.33%
(10 of 30 people)
25.00%
(5 of 20 people)
40.00%
(12 of 30 people)
39.53%
(17 of 43 people)
70.59%
(24 of 34 people)
45.45%
(5 of 11 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Lopressor is effective9.09%
(1 of 11 people)
33.33%
(7 of 21 people)
41.18%
(7 of 17 people)
37.93%
(11 of 29 people)
36.17%
(17 of 47 people)
58.14%
(25 of 43 people)
72.73%
(8 of 11 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DyspnoeaHeadachePneumoniaToxic Epidermal NecrolysisInsomniaOedema PeripheralMyocardial InfarctionPain
BradycardiaDyspnoeaDizzinessRenal ImpairmentHypertensionInjuryAnxietyAnxiety
HypotensionFatigueBradycardiaVentricular TachycardiaCoughPainOsteonecrosisNausea
FatigueNauseaLoss Of ConsciousnessHyperkalaemiaVentricular ExtrasystolesHypoaesthesiaDepressionDyspnoea
Renal FailureAtrioventricular Block Second DegreeAbdominal Pain UpperBradycardia NosMyocardial InfarctionAnxietySyncopeOedema Peripheral
DizzinessHeart Rate IncreasedOrthostatic HypotensionAnxietyContusionMyocardial InfarctionDental CariesChest Pain
Oedema PeripheralPyrexiaAnxietyPalpitationsFatigueDiarrhoeaChest PainFatigue
TachycardiaPalpitationsTherapeutic Response DecreasedHypoproteinaemiaNauseaDyspnoeaDiabetes MellitusAsthenia
PallorRenal Failure AcutePulmonary FibrosisDizzinessDecreased AppetiteDepressed MoodCoronary Artery DiseaseMyocardial Infarction
DehydrationHypotensionBlisterAstheniaPneumoniaHypertensionParaesthesiaDizziness

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Norvasc is effective38.55%
(32 of 83 people)
43.62%
(41 of 94 people)
Lopressor is effective37.35%
(31 of 83 people)
46.88%
(45 of 96 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainPain
NauseaAnxiety
AnxietyDyspnoea
Chest PainNausea
DyspnoeaOedema Peripheral
Oedema PeripheralMyocardial Infarction
FatigueFatigue
DizzinessRenal Failure
AstheniaAsthenia
DiarrhoeaChest Pain

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Norvasc is effectiven/an/an/an/a18.52%
(5 of 27 people)
21.43%
(6 of 28 people)
30.19%
(16 of 53 people)
27.71%
(46 of 166 people)
Lopressor is effectiven/an/an/an/a29.63%
(8 of 27 people)
25.00%
(7 of 28 people)
31.37%
(16 of 51 people)
26.79%
(45 of 168 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Congenital Diaphragmatic HerniaRenal Failure AcuteSuicide AttemptNephrogenic Systemic FibrosisPainPainPainPain
Cleft Lip And PalateFallCardiogenic ShockSkin HypertrophyAnxietyAnxietyNauseaDyspnoea
Ventricular HypertrophyConstipationComaArthralgiaNephrogenic Systemic FibrosisChest PainMyocardial InfarctionAsthenia
Vascular PseudoaneurysmConfusional StateNauseaJoint Range Of Motion DecreasedDizzinessNauseaChest PainAnxiety
Drug Exposure During PregnancyVentricular HypertrophyOverdoseSkin IndurationEmotional DistressOedema PeripheralOedema PeripheralNausea
Heart Disease CongenitalFeeling AbnormalMetabolic AcidosisPainAstheniaInjuryAnxietyFatigue
Small For Dates BabyHallucination, VisualVentricular FibrillationPain In ExtremityFatigueCellulitisFatigueOedema Peripheral
Premature BabyTremorAnuriaSkin HyperpigmentationBlood Creatinine IncreasedDyspnoeaDyspnoeaDizziness
MicrotiaTachycardiaDrug ToxicityInjuryHypotensionBack PainPyrexiaDiarrhoea
Renin IncreasedSleep DisorderAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedEmotional DistressSkin IndurationDepressionRenal FailureChest Pain

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • I am wondering if xarelto is causing me to have leg tremors? (1 answer)
    In May of last year I was in the hospital being treated for dizziness and high blood pressure. They ran an EKG but didn't discover anything, the hospital put me on 25 mg a day of metroprolol tartrate. I went to a doctor and she switched me to lisinopril for the entire summer and it caused a great deal of adverse effects such as nearly passing out on a daily basis, sick, tired all the time, and really feeling ill all day long. I was switched back to metroprolol tartrate and gradually increased to 200 mg a day. I went to a heart doctor and he put me on xarelto. After being on it for a bout a month, I noticed my legs starting to shake when I am in a particular position. This only started after I started the xarelto. I don't have an appt with my heart doctor till June again. Should I bring this up to my regular doctor? He didn't want to put me on warfarin but I am wondering what to do?
  • Is any drug known to cause, prevent, or treat scintillating scotomata?
    Adult lifelong occasional scintillating scotomata without nausea or headache.
    Each episode lasts about 20 minutes. Brought on by focussed stress.
    Now much more frequent.
  • I have mild myasyhenia gravis and have recently had heart surgery. could surgery, or anesthetics aggravate or exacerbate myasthenia gravis symptoms?
    I was also given intravenous antibiotics prior to and during surgery. i am wondering if this could have exacerbated Myasthenia Gravis symptoms that are usually controlled by mestinon.
  • Can i use a lidocaine patch for back pain if i am taking prograf for anti-rejection post lung transplant?
    Transplant was 6 years ago.
    Has suffered from PTLD on several occasions before.
    Recently hospitalized for Periodic Fever Syndrome.
    Received Interleukin 6 blocker last week and fevers have resolved, but back pain is still present
  • Should call my doctor
    I have been on the above drugs three days. Tody I have 100 degree fever and a cough the often results in a cough head ache. I also have a post nasal drip.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • I have had 2 ocular migraines with elevated blood pressure this month. Could it be the Zantac? I took one last night for heartburn and had an ocular migraine this morning. Lately I have had a lot of flushing of the face and wake up with my face flushed in the morning although my blood pressure has been normal. I have had heartburn since taking the Lopressor and Norvasc and that is why I started on the Zantac OTC. I used to have ocular migraines about 30 years ago and they were related to decongestants.

    Reply

    Carmie on Jan, 26, 2015:

    I am wondering if any of the above drugs could be causing my flashing lights type migraine. I do not have any severe pain with this. Could it be drug interaction and which one is causing the flushing of the face and heartburn. It did not start until I started the Lopressor and Norvasc.

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